Cooperation and Benefits of Cooperation Between State and Local Governments (Primary 4)

Last Updated on July 16, 2020 by Alabi M. S.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES 

RELIGION AND NATIONAL VALUES

SECOND TERM 

WEEK 7

PRIMARY 4

THEME – GOVERNMENT 

 PREVIOUS LESSON – THE PROBLEMS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEMS OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT (PRIMARY 4)

TOPIC – STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS 

LEARNING AREA 

1. Cooperation between State and Local Governments

2. Benefits of Cooperation between State and Local Governments

3. Conflicts between State and Local Governments

 

PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES 

By the end of the lesson, the pupils should have attained the following objectives (cognitive, affective and psychomotor) and should be able to –

1. suggest areas of cooperation between the state and local government.

2. suggest areas where conflict may occur between the local and state governments.

3. state likely causes and how to prevent them.

 

ENTRY BEHAVIOUR

 

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS

The teacher will teach the lesson with the aid of:

1. Charts on states and capitals or the political map of Nigeria.

2. A map of the state showing the state capital and some big towns.

 

METHOD OF TEACHING – Choose a suitable and appropriate methods for the lessons.

Note – Irrespective of choosing methods of teaching, always introduce an activities that will arouse pupil’s interest or lead them to the lessons. 

 

REFERENCE MATERIALS

1. Scheme of Work

2. 9 – Years Basic Education Curriculum

3. Course Book

4. All Relevant Material

5. Online Information

 

CONTENT OF THE LESSON  

AREAS OF COOPERATION BETWEEN THE LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENTS

The local and state governments are expected to cooperate together in the provision of certain amenities and other functions. Those areas where they cooperate together are –

1. To maintain peace and order in the state.

2. To provide social amenities.

3. To ensure that people in the local government pay their taxes.

4. To make sure that the funds allocated to it are judiciously utilized.

 

BENEFITS OF COOPERATION BETWEEN STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

When there is cooperation between the local and governments, there will be –

1. Peace and harmony in the society.

2. Progress and development.

3. Goal attainment.

 

AREAS OF CONFLICTS BETWEEN THE STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS

There are areas of conflicts between to local and state governments that hinder them from discharge their functions. These conflicts are –

1. Inadequate fund

2. Religion and ethnics differences

3. Corruption

4. People evading the payment of tax.

 

 

PRESENTATION

To deliver the lesson, the teacher adopts the following steps:

1. To introduce the lesson, the teacher revises the previous lesson. Based on this, he/she asks the pupils some questions;

2. Discusses the cooperation and benefits of cooperation between state and local governments.

Pupil’s Activities – State the cooperation and benefits of cooperation between the local and state governments.

3. Explains the conflicts between the local and state governments.

Pupil’s Activities – Identify the conflicts between local and state governments.

 

CONCLUSION

  • To conclude the lesson for the week, the teacher revises the entire lesson and links it to the following week’s lesson.

 

LESSON EVALUATION 

Pupils to:

1. suggest areas of cooperation between the state and local government.

2. suggest areas where conflict may occur between the local and state governments.

3. state likely causes and how to prevent them.

 

 

 

 

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